Burdick, Clinton Dewitt, Capt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1945-1946, Air Force Bases/ Installations
Service Years
1942 - 1946
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Brooklyn, NYC, NY
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Feb 17, 2013
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces AssociationAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2016, American Fighter Aces Association
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was credited with the destruction of 5.5 enemy aircraft in aerial combat plus 3 damaged and 1 on the ground.
His father, Howard Burdick, destroyed 7 enemy aircraft in aerial combat in World War I, which makes them the only father and son aces in U.S. Military History.
The location of his remains is unknown.
   
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Sources:
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=738
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_356.php
http://www.military-art.com/mall/aces.php?PilotID=2968
http://home.ancestry.com

 
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Aviation Cadet Flight School361st Fighter Squadron356th Fighter GroupAir Force Bases/ Installations
  1942-1944, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 361st Fighter Squadron
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 356th Fighter Group
  1945-1946, Air Force Bases/ Installations
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
 Colleges Attended 
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMassachusetts Institute of Technology
  1946-1950, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  1950-1952, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1944-1944, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
  1944-1945, P-51/F-51 Mustang
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